Sigma full-frame mirrorless camera is coming

Kazuto Yamaki

Sigma has announced that it is developing its own full-frame mirrorless camera, which will go on sale in 2019. It will use the L-mount, which it is working with Panasonic and Leica to promote.

In a speech last night, Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki said that he was not showing any L-mount product at this year's Photokina – but wanted to announce the following six point plan in how Sigma was going to develop the L-mount system:

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 15 Pro Max.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.